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Ripley, Eleazar Wheelock, 1782-1839

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1782 - 1839

Eleazar Wheelock Ripley was an American soldier and politician. He fought in the War of 1812, eventually rising to the rank of brigadier general, and later served as a U.S. Representative from Louisiana, from 1835 until 1839. Ripley was born in Hanover, New Hampshire. He was the grandson of Eleazar Wheelock, the founder of Dartmouth College, and the nephew of John Wheelock, the college's president. His father, Sylvanus, taught at Dartmouth in the 1780s, and Eleazer graduated from the school in 1800.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Eleazar Wheelock Ripley letter

Mss 816115
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 816115
Overview In English.

Eleazar Wheelock Ripley letter

Mss 812518
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 812518
Scope and Contents Letter from Eleazar Wheelock Ripley in Boston, Massachusetts to an unidentified recipient informing him that he is sending duplicate manuscripts as requested.

E.W. Ripley letter

Mss 816481
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 816481
Overview In English.

Requisition for cartridges

Mss 814509
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 814509
Scope and Contents Eleazar Wheelock Ripley, Timothy Upham, Craig James, quartermaster, 21st Infantry Regiment at Fort Erie. Requisition for cartridges for the use of the 21st Regiment, commanded by Lieut. Col. Timothy Upham.